How can I fix a squeaky door?

My kitchen door has been pretty squeaky for, I’d say, the last year or two. Any ideas, what might be causing this and how can I fix it? Will I need to replace the hinges entirely or is there a way to fix it without restoring to that? I assume it’s the hinges anyway, is there any other potential cause of a squeaky door or just the hinges?

Asked by Nan on 5th May 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"if it creaks from the hinges you have to put a little Vaseline thank you"
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
"Hi Nan,
It is unlikely you will need to change the hinges. Try spraying a generous amount of WD40 on each hinge, then open and close the door consistently for a few minutes allowing the oil to sink into the hinges. The squeaking should stop.
Hope this helps!"
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
"Spray some WD40 on them. Open and close the door, to help get the liquid into the hinges"
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since May 2019 - report
"Hi a bit of wd40 or anything with silicone in like Mr Sheen or similar. The only moving parts are the hinges, handle and latch. So most likely the hinges"
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
"It's usually the hinges, oil will reduce the noise for a while. New hinges will eliminate the noise"
Answered on 6th May 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"W d fourty on it or replace the hinge. possible if u have no wd fourty put tiny little oil on it with the squeaky area"
Answered on 21st Apr 2024 - Member since Oct 2023 - report
"Hello. To solve this problem you can try to grease hinges."
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
"Wd40 is the way to go. In most cases, it is the hinges that need some love and attention- ie. A good lube"
Answered on 27th Jan 2024 - Member since Jan 2024 - report
"Squeaky doors normally occur from too much paint being applied or poor quality hinges or poorly fitted doors many factors can be a reason not one specifically"
Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
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